MACOM’s New Power Detector Family Features Integrated Directional Couplers and Built-In Temperature Compensation
- New MACP Series power detectors provide unrivaled ease-of-use in a small footprint
- MACOM’s new power detector family covers 2 – 6, 6 – 18 and 10 – 30 GHz frequency ranges
- New solutions will be showcased at EuMW 2018 in booth #271
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The integrated solution of the directional coupler and temperature compensated detector circuit enables customers to dramatically simplify their system designs and lower BOM costs while preserving valuable board space. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The new MACP Series power detectors operate in frequency ranges from 2 – 6 GHz (MACP-010571), 6 – 18 GHz (MACP-010572) and 10 – 30 GHz (MACP-010573), and provide low insertion loss and high directivity enabling power monitoring along a transmission line. The devices are housed in lead-free, 1.5 x 1.2 mm surface mount plastic packaging compatible with standard pick and place assembly equipment.
“For system designers seeking plug-and-play ease of use and design
flexibility, MACOM’s MACP Series power detectors provide an elegant,
integrated power monitoring solution,” said
For over 60 years, MACOM’s design and applications experts have spearheaded innovation in the RF, microwave and millimeterwave domain, developing the industry’s broadest portfolio of MMICs and components spanning the entire RF signal chain. Leveraging advanced, proprietary technologies, MACOM’s heterogeneous semiconductor and packaging strategy ensures that each individual RF system function is fully optimized to deliver maximum performance at the appropriate cost. MACOM remains firmly committed to delivering true competitive advantage to our customers, providing superior technology, expertise, cost structures and supply chains – without compromises.
The table below outlines typical component performance:
2 - 6
6 - 18
10 - 30
|Insertion Loss||dB||0.17 @ 4 GHz||0.27 @ 12 GHz||0.4 @ 20 GHz|
|Input Return Loss||dB||30 @ 4 GHz||30 @ 12 GHz||15 @ 20 GHz|
|Output Return Loss||dB||30 @ 4 GHz||30 @ 12 GHz||18 @ 20 GHz|
|Minimum Detectable Power||dBm||-15 @ 4 GHz||-16 @ 12 GHz||-18 @ 20 GHz|
|Directivity||dB||14.5 @ 4 GHz||16 @ 12 GHz||13 @ 20 GHz|
|Bias||3.2 V, 0.3 mA||3.2 V, 0.3 mA||3.2 V, 0.3 mA|
MACOM’s MACP Series power detectors are available to customers today. For assistance identifying MACOM products optimized to substitute or replace offerings from other vendors, visit MACOM’s Cross Reference tool.
MACOM will showcase its industry leading RF technology portfolio at
European Microwave Week (EuMW) 2018, Booth #271 in
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